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BYU Cougars vs. Cincinnati Bearcats Preview and Prediction

By Mitch Harper, 5 months 3 weeks ago
A pair of 4-4 football teams looking to become one step closer to bowl eligibility highlights Saturday’s game between BYU and Cincinnati.   Last month both of these programs were hoping to hear they were going to be invited into the Big 12 as full members, but that obviously didn’t happen with the conference deciding to stand pat at their current model of 10 teams with no...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 10

By Mitch Light, 5 months 3 weeks ago
The Week 10 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Nebraska-Ohio State, Arkansas-LSU, Alabama-LSU and Northwestern-Wisconsin. Additionally, conference matchups such as Kentucky-Georgia, SMU-Memphis, Texas Tech-Texas, and Penn State-Iowa feature lines or odds that caught our attention...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 10

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 4 weeks ago
College football’s Week 10 slate opened with midweek MACtion on Tuesday and Wednesday night and continues with the usual matchups on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Four games are slated for Thursday night, including Oklahoma at Iowa State and UCLA taking on Colorado. San Jose State at Boise State, Central Michigan versus Miami (Ohio) and Temple at UConn are the three games slated for...

Ranking the Best College Football Games in November

By Bryan Fischer, 5 months 4 weeks ago
Halloween is over, the air is getting colder and the fall foliage is turning into the beautiful hues we all know and love across the country. As good as college football has been so far in 2016, things are about to ramp up even more as we enter the final few weeks of the season.   While the fantastic non-conference slate brought us some great games in the month of September and the...

5 Takeaways from the First College Football Playoff Rankings

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 4 weeks ago
The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first set of rankings on Tuesday night. As expected, Alabama took the top spot, with Clemson at No. 2 and Michigan at No. 3 The big surprise came at No. 4, as the committee went with Texas A&M over Washington. The Huskies checked in at No. 5, while Ohio State, Louisville, Wisconsin, Auburn and Nebraska rounded out the top 10....

College Football's Post-Week 9 Bowl Projections

By Steven Lassan, 5 months 4 weeks ago
The first nine weeks of the college football season are in the books. The final weekend in October produced four upsets of unbeaten teams, as Baylor, Nebraska, Boise State and West Virginia all suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday. Ohio State dodged another upset with a close victory over Northwestern, Clemson scored a late touchdown to beat Florida State, and...

College Football Week 9 Awards

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 1 day ago
Week 9 of the 2016 college football season produced several big performances and memorable moments. Four undefeated teams - West Virginia, Boise State, Nebraska and Baylor - suffered their first defeat of the season, while Clemson rallied late in the fourth quarter to defeat Florida State, and Washington stayed unbeaten after a tough road win at Utah. Ohio State avoided back-to-back...

10 College Football Picks Against the Spread for Week 9

By Mitch Light, 6 months 4 days ago
The Week 9 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Clemson-Florida State, West Virginia-Oklahoma State, Washington-Utah and Georgia-Florida. Additionally, conference matchups such as Iowa State-Kansas State, Northwestern-Ohio State, Michigan-Michigan State and Baylor-Texas feature lines...

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 9

By Steven Lassan, 6 months 5 days ago
College football’s Week 9 slate kicks off on Thursday night with five matchups. Virginia Tech at Pitt and California at USC are the two marquee contests on Thursday, but Appalachian State at Georgia Southern is a key game for positioning within the Sun Belt. Three games are slated for Friday night, with USF hosting Navy in a critical American Athletic Conference matchup. After South...

BYU Cougars 2016 Bye Week Review and November Preview

By Mitch Harper, 6 months 5 days ago
Like many seasons for BYU as an independent football program, the Cougars through eight games have faced one of the toughest schedules in the country. According to the Sagarin Rankings, the BYU is ranked 15th in terms of strength of schedule. Another way to put it is only 14 other FBS teams have played a more difficult slate to this point.   After those difficult eight games, the...